Video: Watch our report from the festival launch event where our reporters Margaret and Ella spoke to Clare Stewart, the creative director of the festival, and Amanda Neville the chief executive of the BFI, about what it takes to program a festival of this scale, and what audiences can expect from this year's London Film Festival.

This month's FILMCLUB Live will be broadcasting directly from the 56th BFI London Film Festival, bringing you red carpet reports and live webcasts with the biggest stars in cinema. Find out more.

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56th BFI London Film Festival 2012 Launch Night (2012)

  • "When you're programming you're looking for a very broad range of experiences to offer" - Creative director Clare Stewart

    "When you're programming you're looking for a very broad range of experiences to offer" - Creative director Clare Stewart

    Our reporters spoke to creative director of London Film Festival Clare Stewart and chief executive of the BFI Amanda Neville about what to expect from this year's festival, as well as some of the directors lucky enough to have had films selected for screenings.

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